All of a sudden, everyone’s worrying about Turkey.
The big deal, Joe Biden, is that the United States gives $3.1 billion dollars per year to Israel in military aid
What interests me is not so much ancient history as the profound connections between two of those taboo dinner-party subjects: religion and politics.
In a global environment so openly hostile, it’s hard to see any artistic response to racism and violence as too obvious.
There are at least two verses in the Koran that sanction the notion of arbitration and mediation.
Violence against Muslims and desecration of mosques is on the rise. We do not see these incidents as terrorist acts.
We become Yazid.
Many of the women wearing the burqa in France originate from Africa, and this, to some degree, legitimizes the white man’s burden in the eyes of men like Sarkozy.
The hijab as a garment of political protest is not a concept readily embraced by the West, because it is counter to our construction of Muslim women as eternal victims.
ATLANTA — As an American Muslim, I was horrified to read about the tragic death of Sandela Kanwal in Clayton County, Ga., allegedly at hands of her father in a supposed “honor killing.”